(Last Updated On: November 14, 2018)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has won MLS goal of the year for his 40-yard debut strike for LA Galaxy. Zlatan Ibrahimović born 3 October 1981 (age 37 years), Malmö, is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a forward for LA Galaxy.

Primarily a striker, he is a prolific goalscorer, who is best known for his technique, creativity, strength, ability in the air, and his powerful and accurate striking ability.

After making the move Stateside, Ibrahimovic’s first game for LA Galaxy was in the Los Angeles derby.

Latching onto a dropping ball around 40-yards out from goal, Ibrahimovic pivoted on the spot before hitting a volley which expertly lobbed the Los Angeles FC goalkeeper.

The Swedish striker’s long-range effort brought the scoreline level at 3-3, before he then went on to score a late header and win the game for his new side.

The accolade is the latest in a series going to the striker, after he was named MLS newcomer of the year ahead of former England captain Wayne Rooney.

Both players were also named in the MLS team of the season.


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